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This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Youth Services Department
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Clubs & Groups
Event Details:
Youth Services Summer Library Challenge: Imagine Your Story  For ages birth through 10 years. Monday, May 25 - Sunday, August 16 With considerations for the health and safety of our community, the Youth Services team is going virtual wi...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Virtual Storytime (May Session)

May 27, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 45
Event Details:
Welcome to our live virtual storytime fun for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  Miss Sarah, Miss Catherine, and Miss Uma will be creating an online Family Storytime experience for you with books, rhymes and songs. We are using Zoo...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Virtual Storytime (Summer Session)

June 3, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Welcome to our live virtual storytime fun for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  Miss Sarah, Miss Catherine, and Miss Uma will be creating an online Family Storytime experience for you with books, rhymes and songs. We are using Zoo...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Discussion, Clubs & Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
We will read a Choose Your Own Adventure® book on Zoom and the adventurers will decide which path the group should take. At the end of each read, adventurers will be sent an activity/craft that they can do at home. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual Read to a Therapaws Pet

June 8, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Clubs & Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Beginning or independent readers can practice reading aloud to one of the pets from the Hinsdale Humane Society’s Therapaws Pet Therapy because it’s pressure-free!  Reading time will be a one-on-one experience on Zoom with the therapy animal.&nb...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Fairy Tale Scavenger Hunt

June 10, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Presentations, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
Ms. Catherine would love to go on a picnic, but first she needs to find the picnic basket in Youth Services! Join her for a virtual fairy tale-themed scavenger hunt via Zoom and help her solve the clues to find her picnic basket.   ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Virtual Storytime (Summer Session)

June 17, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Welcome to our live virtual storytime fun for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  Miss Sarah, Miss Catherine, and Miss Uma will be creating an online Family Storytime experience for you with books, rhymes and songs. We are using Zoo...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Discussion, Clubs & Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
We will read a Choose Your Own Adventure® book on Zoom and the adventurers will decide which path the group should take. At the end of each read, adventurers will be sent an activity/craft that they can do at home. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Family Music Concert

June 24, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Music, Performers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Come on Zoom to sing, dance and play with Chicago based Children's performer, Julie Helenius, affectionately known as "Miss Julie" by hundreds of Wiggleworm students at the Old Town School of Folk Music. With a mix of classic children's songs as well...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Virtual Storytime (Summer Session)

July 1, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Welcome to our live virtual storytime fun for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  Miss Sarah, Miss Catherine, and Miss Uma will be creating an online Family Storytime experience for you with books, rhymes and songs. We are using Zoo...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Discussion, Clubs & Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
We will read a Choose Your Own Adventure® book on Zoom and the adventurers will decide which path the group should take. At the end of each read, adventurers will be sent an activity/craft that they can do at home. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Frog Lady Presentation

July 8, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Performers, Presentations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Join the FrogLady online on Zoom for an amazing time learning all about reptiles and amphibians and see twenty of them up close and personal! You'll see how beautiful and gentle these lovely creatures can truly be.    ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Virtual Storytime (Summer Session)

July 15, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Welcome to our live virtual storytime fun for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  Miss Sarah, Miss Catherine, and Miss Uma will be creating an online Family Storytime experience for you with books, rhymes and songs. We are using Zoo...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Discussion, Clubs & Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
We will read a Choose Your Own Adventure® book on Zoom and the adventurers will decide which path the group should take. At the end of each read, adventurers will be sent an activity/craft that they can do at home. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Science of OZ- Virtual show

July 23, 2020
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Performers, Presentations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Make a tornado, launch a hot air balloon and melt a witch! Join Science teacher Steve Belliveau on Zoom for science experiments related to Baum’s book. Activities demonstrate wheel gyroscopes and the optics of green glasses. This family show also inc...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Dot Kane Storytelling

July 27, 2020
10:30am - 11:15am
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Performers
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Dot Kane has been Chicago’s beloved storyteller for 30 years. With a background in comedy, dance, theater, and early childhood education, Dot has a sincere and unique rapport with kids. Welcome to this online comedy show, the whole family will laugh,...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.

Virtual Storytime (Summer Session)

July 29, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Welcome to our live virtual storytime fun for babies, toddlers and preschoolers.  Miss Sarah, Miss Catherine, and Miss Uma will be creating an online Family Storytime experience for you with books, rhymes and songs. We are using Zoo...
This event is in the "Children" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Virtual Programming
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Book Discussion, Clubs & Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
We will read a Choose Your Own Adventure® book on Zoom and the adventurers will decide which path the group should take. At the end of each read, adventurers will be sent an activity/craft that they can do at home. ...